Maryann Philbrook is in her final year of seminary at the Episcopal Divinity School at Union. She is in the discernment process to be ordained in the Diocese of Bethlehem. She is a passionate about coffee, travel, and science fiction. Maryann is excited to be writing for Sermons that Work using the skills she has gained during her time in seminary.
Sermons and Bible Studies
RCL: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 22:14-23:56 Isaiah 50:4-9a This section of Isaiah is the third of a four-part series in Isaiah which talks about the suffering servant. Many Christians have interpreted this to be Jesus. In this third servant song, as it is called, the servant is talking about how he is […]
RCL: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21 Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 The book of Nehemiah is a continuation of the story found in the book of Ezra. These two books tell the story of the return of the Israelites to Jerusalem after exile. It is in these two books that […]
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